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One of my aims in life is to try and hear everything that is supposed to be good! That is in the world of prog/experimental/weird music. I wonder if I'm getting there? This list regularly shrinks and grows, and is constantly changing. As always, I welcome suggestions. i.e. anything new that I should know? Before suggesting older stuff, check my collection & other lists on this site, as I may already know it! But, you never know, I'm still amazed by some things I missed!

Excepting any listed as "Original CD's wanted of these..." I'm not after actual releases unless cheap! There are very few things that I actually want/need for myself. Generally I'm researching, clutching at straws, looking for odd missing items needed for projects. As much of this stuff is liable to be of little or no interest to us, some is sure to be rubbish, a recording/copy is usually adequate. I'm usually just interested in hearing the items below, as a download or CDR copy, and/or we can barter/swap. I like to remaster LP transcriptions to achieve CD quality in my archive, so please do not offer me scratchy vinyl rips, nor ones that are low bandwidth or not transferred directly, and especially not ones with jumps or bits of tracks missing. EX+ vinyl or better please!

Are you looking for something? Searching in vain? Why not email me: with your wants list? I have a huge archive. We may be able to come to a swap arrangement! I can swap physical CDRs, or online via flac or mp3. Or you can buy.


Things I'm wanting to hear...
actual product if cheap/reasonable, or a listening copy preferably from a source ex+ or better please!
Items in red are new here

Cheap CDs or sampling rips of these - anyone?
 Fifty Foot Hose - KILOWATT CLUB SF 6/1/97 (bootleg?)
Fifty Foot Hose - LIVE IN SAN FRANCISCO MARCH 16, 2003 CD Anthology Recordings (2009 USA)
Necronomicon - LIVE IN CONCERT 1973, 2LP Best Brehodi

Alternativa - Mini Jazz Klub 30, 7" EP Panton 8135 0030 (1981) Czech 7" fusion?
Amoebic Ensemble ‎- ROAD TO WORLD DOMINATION (Simply Indefensible Records) cassette 1995
also after their 3 EPs: Space Heater, Amoebic Ensemble, ‎Driving Music ‎
Archimedes Badkar - Rumpstek (PTL 01) 1973 EP: Zeke Steppar 8:47 / Oroa Dig Inte, Det Ordnar Sig Aldrig 11:19
- got Oroa Dig Inte... track from YouTube! - so just need "Zeke Steppar"

(IMEB LDC 278 1111) 1999 - maybe?
Blat Brut - BLAT BRUT - LP Wah Wah Records LPS137 - sounds great based on YouTube sample, & 1 min rips on Juno
Elisabeth Meaulne / Guy Shelley / Bernard Verley accompagnés par Catharsis - ALBUM POP POÈMES, LP PES 528.002 - a lot of this is material also found on the "Illuminations" album, but with poetry added
Cheops - EUPHORIA FLIT 1985 cassette - debut cassette by UK space-rock band, almost a decade before their other releases that I have!
Chronicle - LIVE AT WHISKY A-GO-GO (Express TOCT-11414) used to have, need again - only from the CD reissue
Harry De Wit - APRIL '79, LP Bead Records BEAD 11 - probably not as interesting as his later stuff?
Harry De Wit - WANTIJ, LP DATA Records DATA:831 - piano / prepared piano - who knows?
Harry De Wit - TUMULT, LP De Wit 005 - looks the best bet here, between the 2 that I already have
Dynastie Crisis ‎– LIVE AU GOLF DROUOT, CD Big Beat Records JCMD 47 - 2014 French release of November 1972 concert
Embryo - NEWS, LP Ultimate Records (2006) - Swiss vinyl only of Berlin concert
William S. Fischer - OMEN, LP Arcana QD 1002 1972 - unknown electronic music album
Richard Franecki - WELCOME TO THE ELECTRIC CIRCUS - maybe
Ibiza Sound - Ad Lib, 7" Ariola 14.964-A - rare Spanish freaky rock single (one side incomplete on YouTube)
Jazz Fragment - Mini Jazz Klub 29, 7" EP Panton 8135 0049 (1980) Czech 7" fusion?

Ernő Király - GRAPHIC MUSIC (Diskos LPD-1002) 1979 feat Acezantez
- Folk Rustle 9:40 / Actiones 11:26 / Acezantez 22:00

Takehisa Kosugi / The Taj Mahal Travellers - AUGUST 1972 LONDON (Otherside Recordings) CDR 2014
Las Orejas Y La Lengua  - EN VIVO EN LA CARBONERA (2001) no working online sources
Franco Leprino - 1977-1987 ORIGINAL VERSIONS, CD Giallo Records MMM 113
Lo Yo Yo, The / Look De Bouk - Double Dog Dare, Summer '84
‎(Cass) Calypso Now NOW-37 1984 - just the Look De Bouk really
Liettya Project - STURM (Finland) on Tom Hayes' CD reissue wish list
Meka Cerného Humoru - MUSIK AUS CSSR, MC Independance EFA 8513 - reputedly early rare MCH Band
Dan Morehouse - PATTERNS OF GROWTH, LP Spaceola Records CH-2 (1978) curious looking electronic LP
Musik Werks - SONGS YOU'VE NEVER HEARD BEFORE - US 80s synth, used to have, want to hear again, must be a near mint source
Musik Werks - INTERSKETCHES - US 80s synth, used to have, want to hear again, must be a near mint source
- I have the Musik Werks cassette anthology release
Newtone Experience - OPTRAL, LP AKN 001
, LP Rheino 101010 - Anyone know if it's worth having?
Leo Nilsson - "That Experiment H²S" - track from: Andromeda A3 []
Out To Lunch ‎– 7.15.2000 LIVE AT YUKOTOPIA (OUT-TL7001)
Pulsar - SORROW IN MY DREAMS (bootleg) 2CD live Angers 27 January 1978
Reportaz - WITRAŻ ( STAINED GLASS ) (MC A.R.S. 01) 1983 cassette only
Reportaz - DOMATOR ( STAY AT HOME ) (MC A.R.S. 02) 1984 cassette only
Eberhard Schoener - THE BOOK
(Ariola 28 706 IU) - great album I recall, but pressings were lousy
Kyriakos Sfetsas - SMOG (Scorpios SC 109403/4) 2LP electroacoustic music for a ballet, maybe
Tears - TEARS (Spectator Records SL 1011) 1970 Denmark, supposedly good jazz-rock
Tears - IN MY EARS (Artist ALP 511) 1974
Vangelis Papathanassiou - AMORE (Bande Originale Du Film De Henry Chapier) ‎- LP Monster Melodies Records MMLP07 - sounds good (as expected) based on a poor mp3 I was supplied recently - Just found a 320 mp3 rip on a Russian blog site! Much better sound, but it turns out to be not that good :(
Robert Wood And Woodlands - LIVE AT LONS LE SAULNIER, 1974 - LP Monster Melodies Records MMLP 06 - sounds good quality based on snippet - quite a lot different to the LP version

AVANT GARDE, VOL. 4 / 1 - EVANGELISTI / HOLLIGER - LP Deutsche Grammophon 2561 106 (1971)
AVANT GARDE, VOL. 4 / 4 - HOLLIGER / STOCKHAUSEN - LP Deutsche Grammophon 2561 109 (1971)
found the Evangelisti on YouTube, have the Stockhausen, and turns out I've had the Holliger works on this compilation previously: - so not needed now

PHONETISCHE POESIE - LP Luchterhand Verlag F 60 379 (1971) François Dufrêne, Henri Chopin, Bob Cobbing, Ladislav Novák, etc.

Kluster 2007: (2008 Real Vine Music) CD1: ConMix CD2: MicMix CD3: OoyMix

Avant-garde stuff wanted by an Italian friend [MI] complete albums!
BP NICHOL  MOTHERLOVE [r3096036] $1500.00
CILDO MEIRELES  ANYTHING - artworks in the Tate Gallery!
BILL FONTANA  SOUND SCULPTURE [r2835026] sold for £134.57 on Discogs!
FUNFZEHN TONSPUREN  S/T - various artists, info here:
ERNEST GUSELLA  THE LONE ARRANGER WRITHES AGAIN [r866734] sold for £60.56 on Discogs!
DIETER ROTH  THY QUATSCH - AUTOFAHRT N.1 - this? [r2919172] £97 on Discogs
JULIEN BLAINE  PASSFUTUR [r6054991] Passé/Futur
GIUSEPPE CHIARI  MUSICAVERITA' - there's a CD: Giuseppe Chiari ‎– Antologia 1950-1970, see  [r1191819]
LAURENCE VANAY  MAGIC'S SLOWS - apparently very poor library LP
PAGODA  S/T (from Finland) ???? can't find anything


Live/demo/session/unreleased obscurities...

Ange - 1970-05-?? ORTF / Strasbourg? tracks: Dignité, Dame Nation, Le vieux de la Montagne, Mannequin de Cire, Tout Feu Tout Flamme, Les Vieux Livres.
Ange - 1973-07-?? Reading Festival, UK
Art Zoyd - Live Á Vandoeuvre 1983
Birth Control 1975-03-30 Morgens um 7, Hamm, Germany
Birth Control
1974-11-30 Bonn-Muffendorf Underground
Toto Blanke's Electric Circus - Radio Jazz Group Stuttgart - Villa Berg 31 March 1980
Brainticket - live tapes from 1979-81 once advertised by a seller in Record Collector mag
Wolfgang Dauner Et Cetera -
Moers Festival, 9 June 1973 (same line-up as Live 2LP)
Guru Guru - 1972-10-13 Biel, CH La Rotonde
Guru Guru - 1972-11-25 Filderstadt-Bernhausen (10 track, 81 min)
Guru Guru - 1973-05-27 Allschwil, CH (16 tracks, 111 min)
Henry Cow - Town Hall Wandsworth London 13/2/1977 - 2 tracks in "The Road" set from this gig
Henry Cow - Civic Hall Guildford UK 6/6/1977 - ?
Henry Cow and Faust sets at The Rainbow (only good quality, the YouTube rip of Henry Cow is terribly low-fi)
Hoelderlin - 1974-05-04 Kurhessenhalle, Kassel, Germany (have 1 track 7m Honeypot in German, need the rest)
Ibliss - Moers Festival, 11 June 1972
Jane - any quality live Jane 1971-74 (had 1973-08-09 Speedway Stadium, Scheessel which was lousy quality)
Kraftwerk (Organisation) - 08/04/1970 - Karlsruhe - Germany
Kraftwerk (debut gig) - 11/07/1970 - Tivoli Pop Festival - Reiter Stadion - Aachen - Germany (small film snippet exists)
Kraftwerk - 26/12/1970 - Creamcheese - Düsseldorf - Germany
Kraftwerk - 15/02/1971 - Forum Kleiner Saal - Leverkusen - Germany
Kraftwerk - 17/02/1971 - Werkkunstschule - Krefeld - Germany (Archie Patterson's radio broadcast that claims to be this turned out to be the Bremen June 1971 gig with Michael Rother) would seem I now have this as "unknown date/venue"
- 29/02/1971 - Olympia - Paris - France (probably doesn't exist)
Mahjun - Grenoble 1975-05-17
Klaus Doldinger's Passport - Montreux Jazz Festival, 24 June 1972 music or video (dvd, wmv, mpeg, avi)
Michal Urbaniak Constellation -
Moers Festival, 10 June 1972

Tangerine Dream, Ash Ra Tempel, Klaus Schulze - any good recordings up to 1982 that I don't have on this page: (ask me for a list of what I do have)

John Peel / Top Gear Sessions
Arthur Brown's Kingdom Come - 28/12/1971 [14/01/1972] Night Of The Pigs, Bathroom
Arthur Brown's Kingdom Come - 29/08/1972 [08/09/1972] Director General, Time Captains
Arthur Brown's Kingdom Come - 05/09/1972 [19/09/1972] Van Gogh's Not Ear, Triangles, Slow Rock
[this 05/09/1972 session is apparently what's documented on Journey Esoteric CD2, but could do with better quality]

High Tide - 09/05/1969 [21/5/1969] Walking Down Their Outlook, Pushed But Not Forgotten, Missing Out

High Tide - 0?/0?/1969 [?/08/1969] have Nowhere 5:35, Dilemma 5:45 [not documented on Peel BBC pages]
High Tide - 23/03/1970 [?/03/1970]
have The Joke 9:45, Saneonymous 11:15 [not documented on Peel BBC pages]
are these complete? Or did they do more material on these two sessions

Nucleus - 02/03/1970 [07/03/1970] Elastic Rock, 1916, Orpheus, Persephone’s Jive, Twisted Track
PFM - 11/06/1973 [14/06/1973] Photos Of Ghosts, Mister Nine Til Five, Celebration, River Of Life
PFM - 12/11/1973 [22/11/1973] Il Banchetto, La Carrozza Di Hans, Dove E Quando
Supersister - 20/03/1973 [03/04/1973] Pudding And Yesterday
Third Ear Band - 11/02/1969 [27/07/1969] Hyde Park Raga, Druid, Ghetto Raga - Glen Sweeny (drums), Richard Coff (violin), Paul Minns (oboe), Benjamin Courtland (violin) and I thought I had all their BBC stuff!
Third Ear Band - 25/01/1972 [11/02/1972] Air, I The Key - Denim Bridges (guitar), Simon House (violin), Michael Merchant (guitar, vocal), Peter Pavli (bass)

Anyone got the John Peel announcements/intros from the various Can sessions, Faust sessions and Third Ear Band In Concert?

Other BBC shows
Third Ear Band
- 21/03/1972 - Pete Drummond show - Groan's Dance, Fleance's Song, Hierophant
Third Ear Band - 18/05/1973 - Sequence - I The Key, The Magus, Ten Dimensional Landscape

Anyone got listings and/or know of sessions from "The Sequence" on "Sounds of the 70's" show?

Old Grey Whistle Test "in the studio" video...
Can - 18/11/75 "Set The Controls..." now got the audio! What a track! -- still seeking the video
(aka "Senoussi" but not track on "Spoon over Babaluma" bootleg LP, that = "Tony Wanna Go") -

Arthur Brown's Kingdom Come - ?/?/1973
Isotope - 26/3/1974 - "Bite on This" & "Upward" (have the audio)

- Old Grey Whistle Test 24 February 1976 Nam Nam 8'51"
Tasavallan Presidentti - complete Old Grey Whistle Test 1974/75 (have video extracts)
videos (dvd, wmv, mpeg, avi) [the BBC seem to have lost all these]

"Jazz on Four: Crossing Borders" (Channel 4 TV) 1983 programmes on: Fred Frith, Ron Geesin, Brian Godding

German TV...
Birth Control  - Klatschmohn  - ARD  - 14.07.1973
Brainstorm  - Rhinozeros  - WDR  - 1972
Checkpoint Charlie  - Sympathy for the Devil  - NDR  - 1970
Dzyan  - Pop Shop  - SWF  - 1972
Hoelderlin  - Probleme'73  - SWF/BR  - 1973
Hoelderlin  - Szene 75  - ARD  - 1975
Pell Mell  - Pop'73  -  1973
Satin Whale  - Pop'76  - 25.04.1976
Thirsty Moon  - Diskus  - ARD  - June 1973

Tonkraft Radio, Sweden...
Archimedes Badkar - 23/2/77
Berits Halsband - 13/10/73, 18/12/74 (9/12/74 according to Tonkraft LP, have 1 track)
Dice (ur Tonkraft 1977) Progglådan Disc 26 - 03
Energy - 20/4/74
Etron Fou Leloublan - 23/8/78
Horizont (ur Tonkraft 1977) Progglådan Disc 26 - 02
Kebnekaise (ur Tonkraft 1973) Progglådan disc 13 - 01 - I have Tonkraft 72
Kornet (inspelat Sr Luleå 1976) Progglådan Disc 27 - 01
Kvartetten Som Sprängde - 8/9/73 - Gånglåt från Valhallavägen, Andesamba, The Sudden Grace, Ölandsshuffle
Levande Livet (ur Tonkraft 1973) Progglådan Disc 39 - 02
Made In Sweden (inspelat På Uppsala Universitet 1970) Progglådan Disc 25 - 01
Moose Loose - 5/1/77
Piirpauke - 7/4/76
Ramlösa Kvällar (inspelat På Gärdet 1977) Progglådan disc 15 - 02
Ragnarök - 30/10/74, 4/2/76
Solar Plexus - 11/9/74
Splash - 12/3/75
Trace - 21/5/75
Träd Gräs & Stenar med Fyra Dalaspelemän (ur En Tvekamp Mellan Polska Och Pop I Studio 2 1971) Progglådan disc 18
Trotsålderns Barn (ur Tonkraft 1976) Progglådan disc 2 - 03

In fact, if you have any live video, recordings or radio sessions (of fine quality) that may be of interest, let me know!


Research wants...

German/Krautrock releases we still need to hear...

CONTACT, LP Blackfield Tonstudio Bts 721 (1972) Pseudo Krups / Osmose / Laubentanz / Faktotum - this is pre Contact Trio, but with a clarinet player instead of guitarist. Likely to be too jazz for me. An mp3 track sample will do.
Eulenspygel - TRASH (Spiegelei 23-707-3 U) - please has anyone out there got the 8-Track and able to copy it?
Ex Ovo - IN DER RHEIN-MOSEL-HALLE, CD private - a bootleg?
Peter Michael Hamel - Other Voices, Other Rooms, 7" Calig CAL 17 009 (1974)
Mountain Ash - Smokers Sorrow / Devils In The Sky/ Mountain Ash III, 7" EP TCH 76 007 (1976)
Josef Anton Riedl ‎– KLANGFELDER (Loft 1012) LP 1986 electronic?
Oskar Sala - ELECTRONIC KALEIDOSCOPE (Wergo SM 1040) LP only soundtracks collection
Rolf Schulz' Largo - BAUMSARG (private release) 1988 - if it's anywhere near as good as his previous two!
Yatra - THE THIRD EYE, MC (199?)
Yatra - COMEBACK, CD private (2000) - found a CD's worth of demos - really good stuff!!!

Store Evil - LIVE Aus Dem Leine-Domicil, LP Lava TCH 77350 (1977) jazz-rock of some sort (on Discogs). Sounds good based on the one track (streaming sample) on Fagostore site, a bit Ibliss, Aera, Kraan like. Review there says some of it is funky. Need to hear the whole album!

Recent discoveries - are these of interest?....

Attention - Greenville, Carolina / Green Kitchen, 7" Polydor 2041 179 - 1971 probably pop - on Discogs

Changes - IMAGES TO REMEMBER, LP - KS 9005 - Swiss 1990 - - Don't know if I'm interested, this turns out to be the same band as issued THE GROWING NUMBER in 1994 which wasn't so great.

Leaf - ONE MORE...LEAF (Biton Bit 2124) 1981 - fusion, ex Abraham

Mariposa - GEDANKENSPRUNGE, LP WK 30.389, 1984 (looks like a naff folk album)

Necronomicon - HAIFISCHE - reformation, have doubts that it will be any good!
Nexus - ABSOLUTELY LIVE 76 - 81 Vol 1, CD ? listed on RYM and krautrock-musikzirkus
Nexus - ABSOLUTELY LIVE 76 - 81 Vol 2, CD ? archives by Tuebingen band as on PROTON 1 2LP
Phrydderichs Phaelda - BRUCH-STUECKE ? - seems to be some sort of jazz - - found: "Bruch" - sounds promising, a bit National Health like. NEED TO HEAR MORE!

Salt - BE MY FISHERMAN, LP S 15748 - doubtful, God rock!

Saytenspiel - SAME, Austria 1984 - drummer: Franz Schmuck

got this now - very nice stuff - according to seller, documented on Popsike...

Pure experimental folk, with very long psychedelic improvisations, without traditional template but with old (fiddle, harp, lute) and exotic (sitar and others) instruments. Extremely rare original (Serhant Label, without no.) from 1984 with double insert

Saytenspiel - KONZERTANZ, MC 1992 - or is it called: TANZHEFT ? German band - also definitely folk

Schmandelekker ‎– TOURDION, LP Ornament ‎– CH 7.336 - found at - turns out to be mellow folk in German based on " Mosella in Trauer" on

Sonatinenblues - instrumental folk? representative?:

Steinzeit  - GEBURTSTAG, LP (Absurde Geburten 8511101) 1982

according to seller, documented on Popsike...

Recorded at the Ougenweide-Studio in Hamburg. Musically totally avantgarde, somewhere between early FAUST, CAN in their "Tago Mago" phase, Lothar & The Hand People and some hints of 80s Berlin bands like Malaria or Einstürzende Neubauten.

Tracks: Steinzeit / Japan / Schützenkönige / Wie Du Dir so ich mir / Karibische Messer / Falkland / Liebe ist kälter als Eis / Der Araber / Die fromme Helene - Morgenstund hat Volt im Mund

Treasure Island - CHANGE THE PRISONER, LP Interphon 214 801 382 - Austrian acid folk? Seems unlikely...


Welcome - NOWHERE, LP Jazz Haus Musik JHM 03 ST (1979) - some sort of jazz fusion -


Shoulder Of Mutton A - related...

Toxyne - Nur Nich Nervoes Werden, cassette (Aleph² MC 001) 1981

Hans Kopf Terzett - So ... Und Nicht Anders!, cassette (Aleph² MC 002) 1982


We'd love to eradicate the "Rumours & Mysteries" sections...
and at least need to know if any of these are of interest
a sample typical track as mp3 will do
blue = got picture


Abakus - SPIELZEUG, LP Atlantis Tonstudio 10025 (1981) - reputedly good heavy-prog on


Ad Libitum - SAITENSPRÜNGE, LP TTS Records 8332 (1983) - some sort of folk-prog, album includes versions of Rondo (The Nice), Anonymous (Focus), Take Five, You Are The Sunshine Of My Life (!), House Of The King (Focus) and some originals. Have pictures. Eva Müller (flute), Thomas Fischer (bass), Heinz Lindenschmidt (drums), Bernd Schmidt (keyboards, bass), Jürgen Volkmar (guitar, keyboards)


Claudius Brüse - ARCTIC CIRCLE, CD Originalton West OW 024 (1994) - EMAK associate, seems to be soundtrack works


Cake - THE WAY, LP RSM 82004 (1982) - Supposedly a blues/hard-rock, compared to Cream and Mountain


Change - CHANGE, LP private RB1 (1976)


Coeln - COELN, LP Rock Trend 30005 (1982) Coeln = Köln / Cologne, band leader Dirk Schlömer went on to be a politician


ES - IN CONCERT "LIVE AT ALADDIN" (Fran L-00210, 1977) Not "Wham Bang"


Fire Group - FIRE GROUP, LP Sound SPA 1576 (1976) ???


Flyght 6.6 - NWT, LP Tel-Star X 2-45001 (1979) - pop rock?
Grendel - THE FIRST CURTAIN, see:
Gruppe Kontakte - WIR ALLE WOLLEN LEBEN, LP Kontakte KON 144 (1984) religiöser Musik - yep, definitely God rock of some sort


Henry Hirsch - NINE NIGHTS, LP Rocktopus 202 813-320 (1980) we've had the promo single - but can't remember what it was like, compared to Eberhard Schoener, but what? ---- some sort of odd pop/synth?


Ho Turn Air - TAUBE VÖLKER TAPES, MC Transmitter TC 44 (1981)


Husky - WOBI MADAONDO - WEG WEIßE TEUFEL, LP TBS B 1075 1151 (1984) some sort of jazz-fusion?


Gerd Kraus - RHYTMUS & ENTSPANNUNG, MC Transmitter TC 63 (1981) Member of Limbus.


Lichtblick - AT LIGHT, LP Blue Rose LP 20115 (1980) folk? God rock? - turns out At Light = band name!


Mara - HUMANE ZEITEN, LP SMB F 668.645 (1984) some sort of pop/rock, listed as rare folk jazz fusion on ebay
Fusion, Ballad, Prog Rock, Latin Jazz on Discogs


Mayday - ANYTHING ELSE, LP Strand 6.23789 (1979) some sort of pop/rock, listed as just rock on Discogs


Aleida Montijn - INSPIRATION, LP Art Production 60-5617 (1986) looks like some light easy listening jazz, just a track sample needed


Glenn Müller's Streamline - STREAMLINE, View VS 0026 - Any good? Spin-off from Klaus Lenz Band. Funky jazz or disco it seems!


Mut - ÄMOL IS KÄMOL, Krypton Music KR 84004 - Any good? Rock: Folk Rock ???? Folkrock Schallplatte einer Band aus der Pfalz ???


Paradise - PARADISE, LP Cain CL 5818 - According to one seller: Funky Rock / Disco LP by people from the Krautrock scene


Pinocchio - JAZZ EROTIC, MC Transmitter TC 28 - ex-Xhol, cassette only release - more likely free-jazz


Proud - FIRST TIME, LP EMI 1C 064-45 177 (1978) - pop more likely, found big pic of back cover - looks extremely un-promising!


Remember - STOOLEN GOODS, LP private A-MS 4712 (1984) - listed as pop/rock/disco


Repent Walpurgis - THE OUTSIDER, LP private (1974) only on Krautrock Discography at Angelfire - Name is a Procol Harum song!


Roccata - A ROCKIN' GAME, LP private (1985) ???? nothing on the web


Rocking Painter - LIGHT BE PRAISED, LP Philips 6332 060 (1980) Austrian artist/musician Helmut Preiss project (feat. Keith Forsey; Gary Unwin; Karel Ricanek) - no idea what the music is! According to Soundcloud page From the album "The Rocking Painter". produced in Munich Germany, 1980. With music by Giorgio Moroder and Robert Ponger. Looks dreadful!


Rockvogel - ROCKVOGEL, LP private (1981) ebay seller says: Anarcho-Kraut-Band 1981, Art Rock, Punk, Blues Rock on Discogs


Rollsplytt - FLAPPERGRANNY, LP private 0784121410 (1982) Unknown instrumental fusion sextet according to CD reissue wish list site - says pop rock at


Scara Brae - SCARA BRAE (private, 1985) - Genesis members guest apparently (but don't think so) - side 1 is a 19m experimental track? YouTube track: "Steelyard Blues" runs through many styles, ending with a good freak-out. Either 200 copies, or 60 it says here!


Séni - Weder Ostern Noch Neujahr, MLP Das Büro desk 15 (1985) electro-pop? -


Sinclair - ROCK REAL, LP Hansa Record 26 160 (1978) looks like a pop/rock release


Skyhook - Live Im Ballhaus -


Skyline - IN FOR THE DAY, LP Debüt 66.23164-01 (1983) nice cover, bet it's just a pop record though! - - also released a single: Ready to Fight / Your Fool Tonight - 7" Debüt 66.11.495


Snowblind - FIRST TIME OUT, LP Brutkasten 85 R031 (1982) tracks: Poor Boy / Starvin' / Haze / Limbo / Rock Against Disco / Nasta-rovje Kossygyn / Groove (Freedom Song) - possibly straight pop/rock/NDW? -


Sodom - GUTEN MORGEN, LP private 66.22141-01 (1980) - heavy rock of some sort, or Kraut-blues according to MusicStack / Ebay seller - release/5555845


Southern Express - LP Mediaphon MED 59032 (1981) almost certainly country rock -


The Steps - TIGHT-ROPE DANCER, LP Corona CMC 013008 (1983) - also on: New Sound Records NS 1002 (beige cover, 1983), Musk Project mp 831 (Swiss, red cover, 1983) synth-pop, Swiss new wave -


Steif + Traurig - ABENDGESTALTUNG - LP Zum 84166 (1984) - some sort of NDW, or new-wave synth-pop!


Stuttgart - AIRPLAY, LP X-Records 6.24545 (1981) Blues Rock, Hard Rock according to release/3127251


Tallian Gray - BORN ON THE RUN, CD DAO 136180 (1993) widely listed as hard rock or metal = true!


Target - Dreamstreet - LP Master 6.25469 (1983) - listed as Krautrock some places, but more listed as pop, release/8395769 -

Target's Vic Abram was an English guitarist and folk singer, and also released a solo of guitar instrumentals:


Tenderness - TENDERNESS, LP Stahl or Intercord (?) - probably fiction?
Test Company - HIDE AWAY THE TOY, LP private 66.22 696-01-1 (1980) - blues?


Matthias Thurow's Panmusion Orchestra - WE ARE FIRED, LP Cluster B 7701 (1977) probably electro-pop? Turo's Tutti turned out to be dreadful new-wave rock n pop, although that's 3 years after this!


Ticket - VERNISSAGE, LP Cain CL 5817 (1981) - Electronic Synthpop according to Ebay seller & Discogs!
Traumwolf  - AUSSEN, LP TBS Records B 789 1077 (1982)
Nick Uhlsteyn - AUTUMN SONGS, LP Racket Records RRK 15.003 (1981) widely listed as pop
United Four - MIXTOUR, LP private 66.22922 (1985) some sort of rock, seller's notes: Unknown and obscure but nevertheless quite good german rock band. Amazing organ / synthie / keyboard work here.


Wintauge ‎– Dem Anfang Ein Lied = pop-rock band


Zeitlos - AUF LEBEN UND TOD - Novalis related 2001 CDR only, unlikely to be of any interest

Second Movement - Fool's Dance / Rainbow
, 7" Castle Records CAS 027 (1976) not on "Blind Man's Mirror"

Constellation - Tears / Attitudes, 7" private 7 F 65227 (1974) ???? - from CPG - some sort of jazz -

Crazy Diamond - Want To Love You / You Can Make It, 7" Stiers 30402 (1977) ???? - from CPG - no info on web except RYM mention

Graufabrik - Plattenfließband / Chamäleon, 7" Kanal ELZ 304 (1973) ???? - from - inc. Singer-Songwriter Werner Aurin (Mitglied der VocalGruppe Headline)

Laugh At Us - My Fair Way / Ave Maria, 7" Happy Orange HOR 002 (1968) Beat, Psychedelic Rock 1969 according to

Michael Eimer - If You Are Going To / Hannes Heller (Ecrit Pour Une Fille Que J'Apelle) La Petite, 7" Knöterich KN 582 (1974) - cover needed! release/6407939 - NOT Mucke Fµ¢k

Pentagon - Get Alive / War, 7" Elrec pn 1011 (1972) -

Sam - Neverending Summernight, 7" private (1976) no references anywhere apart from: Krautrock Discography - Angelfire
The Trademark - Find Your Way / Watch The Garden, 7" Elrec pn 1010 (1972)
Two Of A Kind - What's It Worth / Two Of A Kind, 7" Cornet 5027 (1970) no references anywhere
Xerxes - Fortune Teller / For Uncle Sam - 7" Philips 6003 300 (1972) - thought I'd found this, but...
Yggdrasil - Out Along The Highway / Tango Blackout, 7" private SYD 030 AB ????

Info we'll probably have to give up on...                                                        
Golgatha - Dies Irae / Children's Game, 7" Ohr OS 57.008 - anyone know who the band was?
Kofler & Leitert - aka SHAPES AND SPHERES, aka IMPROVISATIONS, LP Einhorn 1983/3 - have it, but no cover!
Vanias - VANIAS, LP private (1974) - does it exist?
Zeberon - ZEBERON, LP Mullbinde (1971) - Any good? Does it exist?

Undocumented bands...
Bands featured on compilation/festival releases lacking info...
Interpol - anything besides their LEHRLINGE ZUSAMMENHALTEN tracks?, line-up?
Kix (Vlotho/Umsonst & Draussen) - any releases?, line-up?
Vorschlaghammer - anything besides their LEHRLINGE ZUSAMMENHALTEN tracks?, line-up?
Die Liedermacher / Vorschlaghammer ‎– Angela Davis - --- Liedermacher side turned out not interesting -- -- need to hear the Vorschlaghammer side, and interesting to find out that they feature Theo König before he joined Floh De Cologne

We also welcome any rare music and videos!
Do you have some unpublished Krautrock material? To be able to use any such material we need permission from the artist and/or owner of the work. Any such material is used as "promo" only with the rights remaining with the artist. We cannot pay for any such material, but the more multimedia elements we can add the better future editions will be.

French 1970/80's acts of possible interest and/or need to hear...

rip needed, please has anyone out there got?...
Iris - single A-side "Aux Portes Des Villes" - or at least that's what I think I want!
of which the 1st 40 secs can be heard at 1:16 + on this:
important: the B-side "Opus 340" (which I have already) is listed wrongly as "Aux Portes Des Villes" in many places, i.e. = Opus 340!
Confused? Ideally I require a flac rip of both sides from someone that has it!
So, the Jungle Vibe thanks to Bosko was premature, but at least I now know how to record a stream!

Abramose ‎- ABRAMOSE, LP private 808 (1975) most curious looking, could be good? single is nice!
Agartha -  Fini Pour Toi / Jacky Et Freddy, 7" private (1982) reputedly prog
- 30secs at - sounds like a funky Steve Hackett with a bad drummer and punky female vocals, so not very promising!
Aiguade - CHANSONS DES TEMPS FIGÉS, LP Baccara International BI 001 732 (1976) prog-folk?
Amalgame - LES BILLARDS VERTS, LP private AMA 30 CM 1 (1979) Apparently more Memoriance or Ange vein
Ananke - Veprabilly/C'ui Qui L'dit Qui Y'est - almost unanimously listed as jazz-rock! Musea: Quatuor de Dijon, ANANKE produit un jazz-rock technique, virtuose et teinté d'humour. Le 45 tours "Veprabilly/C'ui Qui L'Dit Qui Y Est" (1982) peut évoquer les oeuvres de Frank ZAPPA ou ZAO, tout en empruntant à Albert MARCOEUR et ETRON FOU LELOUBLAN leur fantaisie et leur goût du pastiche. It also gets listed in the French punk discography!
Roger Bellon - ROGER BELLON (RCA Victor ) 1977 - Balance series jazz-rock with Magma connections
rather unexciting based on: - other track recently added on YT is much more interesting akin to Clivage gone jazzy
Pascal Chassin - La Nouvelle Européenne / Don Juan 80, 7" Ballon Noir ‎BAL 45004 - curious sounding 1979 single (based on 30 sec sample on by band that's almost Komintern!
Claude Demet - HORDE, LP Crypto ZAL 6404 (1982) ???? doubt it'll be of interest.
Giani Esposito - BOUDDHA - MÉDITATIONS, LP PES 301031 (1971) looks curious, with Serge Franklin
Madhya - Les Chants Du Soir À La Villa Carlotta, Le Kiosque d'Orphée KO/ 81.0909, 1981 obscure synth/neo-cassical?
Alain Markusfeld - L'Epave / La Croix De Modez ‎(7", Single) Barclay 61.532 L 1972 need B Side
Alain Markusfeld - Le Gluemour / Le Requin Central ‎(7", Single) Barclay 61.812 1973 need B Side
Metabolisme - Highway Over You / Tempus - 7" FLVM 4517 (1979) need non LP single A side - b-side on LP

Sanctus - Jane / Go To Hell, 7" Studio 35 BM 66 (1973) Go To Hell = nice heavy/brassy psych prog, need A Side
Soixante Étages - SOIXANTE ÉTAGES, MC private 1986 - another AYAA related band
Soixante Étages - VOISINS DE PALIER, MC private 1986
other stuff at:
Véhicule Léger - Lame De Rasoir / Nez Rouge, 7" FLVM 4540 (1980) sounds like some sort of bizarre Zeuhl based on 30sec sample of Nez Rouge at
L'Association Des Musiciens Et Artistes De Touraine Presente "live in Tours 1977" (Disques Barrier 11001) 2LP 1977 - Les Anges Noirs / Avalanche / Deep Feeeling Blues Band / Novelo "Tandava"
Terrain Vague - POUR QU'IL TE RESTE UN PEU DE MOI (SRC 543 954) 1981 French folk, could be interesting?
Jean-Louis Vincent - RÉSONANCES, LP Barclay 90.032 (1975) may just be folk, but has some interesting musicians on it

Clues and more info welcome. A smaple mp3 may do.Some may never have released anything!...

Belle De Jour - Sustain Love/Etoiles de la Nuit - is on the French new wave discography where it says "progresif"
Bestiole - MLP Dans les marais/Le voyageur/Rue du chevau fug - turns out to be a 7" EP, first track sounding like Simon & Garfunkel in French, 2nd track sounds like some bubblegum pop band (i.e. Sweet or Mud - French style), whereas the B side is quite a nice prog number.
Croque Mitaine - LA CHANSON DU FOU - apparently akin to Malicorne, so should be worth investigating! Found a picture, seems we've had it in the past & didn't keep
Distance - Moshi, Moshi (Mercury 6313.143) 1981 - some sort of fusion? "Melodic AOR" according to some sources!
Dynamo - jazz-rock tinged with humour 1979

Claude Guillan-  Anita/Je me fais tout petit - pop, it seems
Imbroglio - SAUF LA PANTOUFLE - free-jazz, ex Confluence - info:
Jazz Virus Quartet - seems to be a Didier Lockwood project?
Korman - ?????????
Neophyt - Tout seul tous les deux/Le noir - un rock mélodique dans la lignée de ICARE, bénéficiant d'une emphase vocale ...
Ogoun Feraille - Ogoun’s comin / Samba à la Jef (PES 451 133) - wonky jazz based on snippet at ddonline
Rackham-Le-Rouge (R 8201) Alain Gautier & others, seems to be pop
Roger La Honte - could be interesting, Uppsala related
Solitude - 3 singles on Theleme label (got Been Gone So Long on Puissance 13+2, Le Roi Du Monde on YouTube)
Trouble - unknown single from 1977
Yecta Plus Band (pre Flamen Dialis) same info everywhere "After releasing a 45 in England in 1971..." - anyone got it?

Italian research...

Need a recording...
Lydia Et Hellua Xenium - Diluvio / Conoscevo Un Uomo, 7"  Radio RRS 1063 (1974) got: Diluvio side, also Guai A Voi / Invocazione - found 1:38 of Conoscevo Un Uomo at
Mediterranea Mesolella Band - Jonium / Vai Facile, 7" Amiamoci  AM 2007 (1980) Vai Facile is apparently same as the LP version

Need to hear at least snippet...
Officina Meccanica - The Land Of A Thousand Dances / Un Prato E Poi Sognare, 7"  Picci LG 3020 (1973) - - found B-side

New unknowns...
Gruppo Odissea - ODISSEA, LP AEDO LPK 3357 (197?) - looks like a pop LP, but has only 5 tracks
- found on Discogs tagged as Space-Rock = rather naff and almost m-o-r Eurovision based on the YouTube track found by Bosko

Are any of the following Italian bands/soloists worth hearing?...
Cuncti Gens Una - L'alba di Gretel / Autunno - said to be: halfway between pop and melodic progressive
Human Expression - BEING IN THE BECOMING, LP  private HE 7 (1985) - 80's prog, supposed to be a good one!
Lorenzo Lazzarini - CIRILTÀ or CIVILTA ?? - LP  Red Records ZPL RE 34024 (1977) - jazz?
Punto 2 - ODORE DI CAPRA - LP  Ghibli CD 3304 (1977) - a little known melodic pop album?
Tunnel - Speed Up/Tunnel Lights - 7"  Splash SPH 1034P (1980) on same band as Luna, Funk / Soul, Rock / Disco?
Vieta - Lo Stalliere / Giorni Neri - 7"  Sombrero DM 210 on

Suggestions on any of the above welcome.
If of no interest, confirmation of style, and maybe a sample (email me a 1-2 minute 56k rate mp3, or the link to where I can find it).

Time period covered...
19??-1986 for General section (with featured discographies through to the present)
1960-1980 for Pop & Beat section
All other sections at the editor's discretion


D.D.Records, cassette label from Japan...
After rediscovering Kamada & Koshi and Juma, I'd like to retry some others
But, they're very obscure, some were good, some weren't!
01 T.Kamada - Home Made Music 1
02 T.Usami - Nature Silent
03 K.Yoshimatu - Puls
04 Pop Company - Soap
05 T.Kamada - Home Made Music 2
?? A. Koshi - Dresser - 1981
11 Juma - Jurassic Cycle - recall this one being good
17 K.Yoshimatu - Mirror Inside
20 A.Koshi - Dresser
27 T.Kamada - Home Made Music 3
28 Fuma - Amonite Legend
33 T.Kamada - Home Made Music 4
37 Juma - Ocean Zero
38 Humanamot - Puppets System
43 K.Yoshimatu - Spherical Voyage
45 T.Kamada - Aftermusic
54 Vados
55 K.Yoshimatu - Pentagram Music
63 System Project - Yellow Ice Cream
66 K.Yoshimatu - Fossil Papillon
69 Fory
70 System Project - Symic P
73 Usami & Kamada - Hisaichino Yoake

If you know of any brilliant albums that aren't in our collection, wants, or other pages on this site, then we'd like to know!
You see, there are bound to be other awesome revelations like The Beat Of The Earth (whom we'd never heard of until very recently),
who turn out to be pre-Friendsound (same organist), or Japanese esoterica like Kimio Mizutani or People, and we only just recently
discovered there was a third Atila album. There's bound to be many other things we're missing. (was written 2007)
Our basic tastes are Krautrock, experimental/cosmic/space-rock, the more unusual (less vocal) end of prog, jazz-rock (more solo driven,
rock & ethnic spiced, rather than fiddly/technical), non-genre electronic and cross-culture, 1970's Euro-rock/prog, some synth, ethnic, etc.
Some favourite bands? What do we already have? See our collection list!
What do we already know? Check the A-Z list of over 4,700 prog & experimental artists in our UT Web Encyclopedia!

Note: Some items on this page we may have previously had but forgot about. A small front cover jpg may jog my memory!

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